Polonnaruwa District
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This article is about the district in Sri Lanka. For the town, see Polonnaruwa.
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Polonnaruwa District

පොළොන්නරුව දිස්ත්‍රික්කය
பொலன்னறுவை மாவட்டம்
Administrative District

Lankatilaka Vihara

Map of Sri Lanka with Polonnaruwa District highlighted
Coordinates: 8°00′N 81°00′ECoordinates: 8°00′N 81°00′E
Country Sri Lanka
Province
North Central Province
Largest Town Polonnaruwa
DS Division[1]
List[hide]
• Dimbulagala
• Elahera
• Hingurakgoda
• Lankapura
• Medirigiriya
• Thamankaduwa
• Welikanda
Government
• MPs
List[show]
• MPCs[2]
List[show]
Area
[3]
• Total 3,293 km2 (1,271 sq mi)
• Land 3,077 km2 (1,188 sq mi)
• Water 216 km2 (83 sq mi) 6.55%
Area rank 5th (5.01% of total area)
Population
(2012)[4]
• Total 403,335
• Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Ethnicity
[5]
• Sinhalese
365,476 (90.6%)
• Moors
29,060 (7.2%)
• Sri Lankan Tamil
7,356 (1.8%)
• Indian Tamil
1,190 (0.3%)
• Other 253 (0.06%)
Religion
[6]
• Buddhist
361,920 (89.7%)
• Muslim
30,427 (7.5%)
• Hindu
6,835 (1.7%)
• Christian
4,090 (1.00%)
• Other 63 (0.01%)
Time zone
UTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
Post Codes
51000
Telephone Codes
027
ISO 3166 code
LK-72
Vehicle registration
NC
Official Languages Sinhala, Tamil
Polonnaruwa District (Sinhalese: පොළොන්නරුව දිස්ත්‍රික්කය; Tamil: பொலன்னறுவை மாவட்டம்) is one of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country. It is also one of the two districts of North Central Province and has an area of 3,293 km².[7]
The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary (previously known as a Government Agent) appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka. The capital of the district is the city of Polonnaruwa.

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Contents
• 1Demographics
o 1.1Ethnicity
o 1.2Religion
• 2Education
• 3Towns
• 4References
Demographics[edit]
Ethnicity[edit]
The majority of the population are Sinhalese with a minority Sri Lankan Moor and Sri Lankan Tamil population.[8]
Ethnicity in Polonnaruwa District[9]
Population Percent
Sinhalese
  90.6%
Sri Lankan Moor
  7.2%
Sri Lankan Tamil
  1.8%
Indian Tamils
  0.3%
Religion[edit]
Religion in Polonnaruwa District (2011)[10]
Buddhism (89.7%)
Islam (7.5%)
Hinduism (1.7%)
Christianity (1.0%)
Other (0.0%)
According to the 2011 census[10] 89.7% of the population were Buddhists, 7.5% Muslim, 1.7% Hindu and 1% Christian.
Education[edit]
Following are some of the schools in the Polonnaruwa District.
• Polonnaruwa Rajakeeya Madya Maha Vidyalaya
• Thopawewa Maha Vidyalayaya
• Bakamuna Mahasen Isuru College
• PL/Polonnaruwa Muslim Central College - Kaduruwela
• PL/Vijitha Central College
Towns[edit]
• Polonnaruwa-Kaduruwela
• Hingurakgoda
• Minneriya
• Bakamuna
• Aralaganwila
• Medirigiriya
• Giritale
• Elahera
• Jayantipura
• Galamuna
• Lankapura
• Sungawila
• Manampitiya
• Welikanda
• Dimbulagala
References[edit]
1. ^ https://www.citypopulation.de/php/srilanka-admin.php?adm1id=72
2. ^ http://www.nc.gov.lk/en/about-us/provincial-cabinet.html
3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20121113190301/http://www.statistics.gov.lk/Abstract2011/CHAP1/AB1-1.pdf
4. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/index.php?fileName=pop43&gp=Activities&tpl=3%20The%20Census%20of%20Population%20and%20Housing%20of%20Sri%20Lanka-2011
5. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/index.php?fileName=pop42&gp=Activities&tpl=3
6. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/index.php?fileName=pop43&gp=Activities&tpl=3
7. ^ http://coins.lakdiva.org/d25/districts.html
8. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/index.php?fileName=pop42&gp=Activities&tpl=3%20The%20Census%20of%20Population%20and%20Housing%20of%20Sri%20Lanka-2011
9. ^ http://www.statistics.gov.lk/PopHouSat/CPH2011/index.php?fileName=pop42&gp=Activities&tpl=3%20The%20Census%20of%20Population%20and%20Housing%20of%20Sri%20Lanka-2011
10. ^ Jump up to:a b Department of Census and Statistics,The Census of Population and Housing of Sri Lanka-2011
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Districts of Sri Lanka
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• Kandy
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Eastern Province
• Ampara
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North Central Province
• Anuradhapura
• Polonnaruwa
Northern Province
• Jaffna
• Kilinochchi
• Mannar
• Mullaitivu
• Vavuniya

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• Kurunegala
• Puttalam

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• Kegalle
• Ratnapura

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• Galle
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“Series of seminars on second language for ordinary level students” organized by Polonnaruwa District Secretariat and Ministry of National Integration, Coexistence and Official Languages

 

  • On 04.11.2018 at Medirigiriya National College (Tamil Medium) from 09.00 a.m to 05.00 p.m

 

  • On 20.11.2018 at Welikanda Divisional Secretariat (Sinhala Medium) from 09.00 a.m to 05.00 p.m

 

 

International Elder’s Day was proudly commemorated on 01.10.2018 under the theme of “Let’s proudly commemorate the smart senior citizens who has triumphed human rights”.

 

Parallel to this as Polonnaruwa district program an awareness program has been organized for children and teachers with the guidance of District Secretary and participation of field officers.

   

           Date: 05.11.2018

           Time: From 08.30.a.m to 10.30 a.m

           Venue: Pl/ Kaduruwela Nagara Maha Vidyalaya (School)

           Lecturer: Attitude Development Instructor, Veteran lecturer - Mr. Palitha Baddegama

 

Those who are like to take care of elders are invited

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